Like Labor’s recent post-mortem, the Liberal analysis also points to the key importance of voters’ negative perceptions of Scott Morrison in his government’s election loss.
While membership of the major political parties has plummeted, footy club membership has soared. So what can the major parties learn from footy clubs about how to grow community support?
If the Liberals continue to struggle in cities, WA is likely to be more difficult than it may first appear for the Liberals to win back.
Age and education levels were the most important demographic variables in the Coalition’s loss of support between the 2019 and 2022 elections, according to an Australian National University analysis
There’s a good reason why first-term governments are re-elected – but Labor’s victory last month may not fit the mould.
A survey of former Australian state MPs found 31% experienced serious mental health challenges after leaving parliament.
Amid predictions about a “youthquake” before May 21, what role did young voters play in this radical electoral shift?
The double standard goes back to 1929, when Labor had the misfortune to be elected 12 days before the Wall Street crash that set off the Great Depression.
For many years Australians cabinets lagged behind the rest of the world on gender equality. Now women make up almost half of cabinet and hold a string of key portfolios.
Higher education didn’t feature heavily in the election campaign, yet the sector has high expectations of the new government. The key is the idea of an accord and the change in approach it implies.
If anything, Brisbane has long-mirrored the broader Queensland rebellious streak when it comes to politics.
It looks as though the House of Representatives will have at least 57 women, making 38% of the chamber female.
New Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has pledged to ‘change the way’ we do politics and ‘rebuild respect’. An expert on political participation explains what to do next.
Joyce’s deputy David Littleproud and backbencher Darren Chester have both announced they will run for the leadership of the Nationals.
Dutton is set to walk unopposed into the opposition leader’s job on Monday. A shattered parliamentary party has nowhere else to go.
Winning the election might be the easy part for Labor compared to weaning Australia off fossil fuel exports. But it must be done.
In the final episode of our election podcast, our regular panellists are joined by two expert guests to discuss what the election outcome could mean for domestic and foreign policy.
Peter Dutton has declared there is more to him than his tough side, as he formally announces he will stand for the Liberal leadership.
Two regional seats that straddle the NSW/Victorian border, Eden-Monaro and Gippsland, are geographically close. But these seats repeatedly return very different election results.
This election was a perfect storm for the Coalition, with fires, floods and international criticism dialing up the pressure for climate action. In the end, Australia made the decision for them.